WDA representatives met with Congressman Oshima Kusuo. He pledged to prioritise the legislation to ban dog and cat meat.
WDA held and event in the Congress to present evidence of the dog meat industry in Japan. 20 congressmen attended to show support.
Genlin met with congressmen to discuss strategies on banning dog and cat meat in Japan.
Genlin founded "Dog Cat Party", the first political party dedicated to promoting the welfare of dogs and cats in the world.
Genlin successfully promoted the establishment of the Animal Parliamentary Alliance with parliamentary parties. The heavyweight member of the ruling party Hidehisa Otsuji became the chairman of the alliance.
34 members of the Cross-party Congressional Animal Welfare Alliance has submitted a joint letter to Prime Minister Suga, requesting Japan’s accession to the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats.
Hidehisa Otsuji, chairman of the Parliamentary League for Animal Welfare, along with 10 members of the league, submitted a request letter to Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide in The Prime Minister’s Official Residence, turning a historic page on animal welfare in Japan. The request letter also lays the groundwork for a joint initiative between the United States and Japan on the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats.
On July 7, 2023, an information exchange meeting organized by THE Pet Houjuku (THE Pet Law Academy), represented by Attorney Ueda was held, bringing together
The Cross-party Animal Welfare Congressional Alliance’s Working Team on banning the Consumption of Dogs and Cats was launched, and a wide range of discussions were
Board of executives for Animal Welfare Alliance Establish the Working Team to Ban the Consumption of Dogs and Cats
A meeting of the board of executives of the cross-party Animal Welfare Congressional Alliance ( commonly known as the Animal Welfare Alliance, chaired by House
On April 25, 2023, General meeting of the cross-party Animal Welfare Congressional Alliance was held. Mr. Tsuyoshi Iwaya, a member of the House of Representatives
On March 20, 2023, at the House of Councillors Budget Committee, Councilor Seiichi Kushida made a proposal regarding animal welfare education during the compulsory education
On March 8, 2023, at a House of Councillors Budget Committee meeting, Councillor Kusuo Oshima proposed a ban on the consumption of dogs and cats
With the reopening of international flights, the debut of “Ado,” a beagle dog that will work as an “animal and plant quarantine detector dog” at
Four years have passed since the World Dog Alliance began promoting a ban on the consumption of dogs and cats in the Japanese Diet. We
Tokyo―Consultation and Support System Development Project in Local Communities including Animal Welfare
On November 17, 2022, Maidona News distributed a report on the activities of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government regarding the protection of cats. The project has
The Sankei Shimbun reported that a team of experts consisting of lawyers and veterinarians in Hyogo Prefecture launched the “Animal Defense Lawyers” in order to
Disasters can happen so suddenly. To help owners and pets overcome disasters together, it is essential to be prepared on a regular basis. The Ministry
On 22 August 2022, the research team led by Dr. Kaori Murata, Associate Professor Miho Nagasawa, Professor Takefumi Kikusui, and Professor Kazutaka Mogi of the